Apple Chundo (Fiery Hot Apple Preserve)

Raw mango chundo is a popular condiment used with Indian meals.  It’s usually hot as well as sweet and sour and adds flavour to any curry.  It’s great to use as a sandwich filling too – Read More …

Mango and Tomato Hot Sauce

I love spending time in my kitchen trying out new dishes at my leisure.   I wanted to make a nice tropical tasting pizza sauce  to make a change from the usual tomato sauce and came Read More …

Six Vegan Recipes for World Vegan Day

Today is World Vegan Day. According to Wikipedia, World Vegan day is an annual event celebrated by vegans around the world on 1 November. It was established in 1994 by Louise Wallis, who was then Read More …

Raw papaya and chilies Stir fry called sambharo (Papaya no sambharo)

As I mentioned in my earlier recipes of sambharo – such quick and easy stir fries are rustled up in Gujarati kitchens as an accompaniment with any Indian meal. The basic ingredients of any sambharo Read More …

Crispy Salad served with Bateta Pawa

Indian meals always include several condiments such as chutneys, raitas and kachumbers which help to balance out all the savoury, sweet, sour and spicy tastes served in an Indian thali. Now that the days and longer Read More …

Carrot and Green Chilies Salad/Pickle with Mustard (Raita gajar marcha)

This dish is made in all Indian homes and served as a condiment with the main meal. It adds to the flavours of the dishes you have in your plate (thali).  Indian thali will have Read More …

Sambharo – Stir fry Carrots, Cabbage, Bramley apples and chillies

I bet my cotton socks that you’ll never eat plain salad after trying this dish!! I was once told by a Gujarati chef that sambharo is served as a side dish in a lot of Read More …